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Key points from Facebook-Zuckerberg hearings

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg testified for nearly 10 hours over two days on Facebook's privacy and data protection issues before committees of the Senate and House on Tuesday and Wednesday. Here are key points:

dateApr 12, 2018 in Internet
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Zuckerberg defends Facebook business model

Mark Zuckerberg defended Facebook's business model on Wednesday against fierce criticism of how it feeds user data to advertisers, even as he admitted his own personal information had been leaked to outside companies.

dateApr 11, 2018 in Internet
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EU's tough new data protection rules

The European Union introduces tough new data protection rules next month to give people more control over the way their personal information is used online, as Facebook is grilled over the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

dateApr 11, 2018 in Internet
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